Dunninger was a "mentalist," essentially a magician whose performances specialize in hypnosis, clairvoyance, telepathy, and other mind control stunts that confound their audiences. It might be hard to believe, but this kind of entertainment could be done on the radio and be quite entertaining. Dunninger had a long career and befriended magicians such as Houdini and Blackstone, and has an interesting tie to radio character The Shadow. Walter B. Gibson, novelist and creator of The... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Dunninger, old time radio, magic, mentalist, Walter B, Gibson, Shadow, Kreskin
There is always something for Dr. Tim to mend, whether it be a broken arm with warts all over it, the time that Jill and Sandy were accused of setting fires, or when Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever was blistering folks throughout the town. Let Dr. Timâs shows heal your aching heart with warts all over it that yearns for folkloric tales of detective physicians. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: detective, old time radio, doctor
Welcome to the Times Past Community. The place to connect with the hobby of Old Time Radio, Spoken-Word Radio, Nostalgia and so on. http://otrarchive.blogspot.com favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: .
(07 Episodes) (03, 04, 05, 06, 09, 10, 13) "Dr. Tim Detective," the 15 minute comedy detective from the late 40s, has been a tough one to find information on, but I will continue to search! OTR * def gp ddh favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy PI
The Neighborhood Bass Coalition and the National Bisquit Company Present The Celebrity Cavalcade of Spectacular Variety Show! Long thought lost, the N.B.C. has restored a complete broadcast of this famous science-fiction program. This exciting episode finds series star Babe Ruth and his Robot double fighting to prevent the Candy Pirates from depleting the world's Mink fur supply, just in time for Xmas. But is the Big Fella's pal the Robot REALLY seeing his wife on the side? Find out! Featuring... favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: otr, celebrity cavalcade, variety show
Moon over Africa was a syndicated 15-minute serial following the adventures of Professor Anton Edwards on his search for Atlantis in the depths of Africa. Along on his search, his daughter, fiance, and a preserved human head make an usual adventure which was broadcast during 1935-1938. Possibly from South Africa, it's unknown if the series was broadcast in the US. Talbot Mundy wrote the series script (and is known for other serials such as Jack Armstrong, Lost Empire, and Ghost Corps.). Text... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: otr, serial, adventure, Moon Over Africa
The Scarface Mob aired April 20, 1959 starring Robert Stack as Eliot Ness and Neville Brand as Scarface.from an autobiographical novel by Eliot Ness and Oscar Fraley, published in 1957. The book deals with the experiences of Eliot Ness, a Federal Agent in the Bureau of Prohibition, as he fights crime in Chicago in the late 1920s and early 1930s with the help of a special team of agents handpicked for their incorruptibility, nicknamed the Untouchables. favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old time radio, scarface mob, otr
(06 Audio Stories) "Great American Indian Stories" (Audio) * WRITTEN BY: Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa) * NARRATED BY: Michael Scott The lives of the American Indian, as written by Charles Eastman, come to life as they wrestle with the intrusion of the ''White Man,'' and their own survival. You will enjoy this glimpse into the Old West from the perspective of the 19th Century American Indian. VOLUME ONE The Grave of the Dog The Famine The Chief Soldier VOLUME TWO The Singing Spirit The... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Great American Indian Stories, OTR History American *AUTH: Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa)
Visit The Naked Gord Program's Bogart Channel for a bevy more Bogart The Naked Gord Program Comic Irony Abounds During This Kitsch Inspired Show - Excite Web Portal www.nakedgord.org favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Humphrey, Bogart, Humphrey Bogart, Academy Award Theatre, Maltese Falcon, Old Time Radio, OTR
Aired across the United States in the early 1970's The Secret Adventures of the Tooth Fairy was a follow up to the popular Chickenman radio show. Created by Dick Orkin this series ran for 325 episode each lasting about 2.5 minutes. 001 Origin of The Tooth Fairy Part 1 002 Origin of The Tooth Fairy Part 2 003 Setting Up His Office and Part-Time Headquarters 004 Painting the Office Sign 005 Run-through of Procedures for a Tooth Call 006 Tooth Fairy Makes an Appointment 007 Takes Out a Newspaper... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: otr, old time radio, oldtimeradio, Chickenman, Tooth Fairy, comedy, radio
MOON OVER AFRICA Not much is known about the radio series Moon Over Africa. It is thought to be a South African radio show which aired around 1937 or 1938. There are 26 episodes lasting 15 minutes each. Since nothing is really known about the series we are not sure if there were episodes which aired before, or after, these 26 episodes. The 26 episodes follow an expedition led by Professor Anton Edwards as they search for the missing city of Atlantis. They follow the directions of a shrunken... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, OTRR Certified Set, Moon Over...
Welles and the Mercury revisit some favorite broadcasts from the 1930s and offer some new stories as well. Mercury Summer Theatre (CBS) director: Orson Welles music: Bernard Herrmann episodes: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, music by Cole Porter The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas The Hitchhiker by Lucille Fletcher Jane Eyre by Emily Bronte A Passenger to Bali by Ellis St. Joseph The Search for Henri Le Fevre by Lucille Fletcher Life with Adam by Hugh Kemp The Moat Farm... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Orson Welles, Mercury Theatre, OTR
Moon over Africa was a syndicated 15-minute serial following the adventures of Professor Anton Edwards on his search for Atlantis in the depths of Africa. Along on his search, his daughter, fiance, and a preserved human head make an usual adventure which was broadcast during 1935-1938. Possibly from South Africa, it's unknown if the series was broadcast in the US. Talbot Mundy wrote the series script (and is known for other serials such as Jack Armstrong, Lost Empire, and Ghost Corps.). Text... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: otr, serial, adventure, Moon Over Africa
One hundred American Thanksgiving holiday-themed OTR shows and/or V-Discs. Happy Thanksgiving, whenever it is that your particular country celebrates gratitude. :) These are not from the PC-era so, warning. (Any error or typo is mine.) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Thanksgiving, OTR, Old Time Radio, Turkey Day, Turkey
PHILO VANCE Philo Vance was the detective creation of S. S. Van Dine first published in the mid 1920s. Vance, in the original books, is an intellectual so highly refined he seems he might be ghostwritten by P. G. Wodehouse. Take this quote from The Benson Murder Case, 1924, as Vance pontificates in his inimitable way: "That's your fundamental error, don't y' know. Every crime is witnessed by outsiders, just as is every work of art. The fact that no one sees the criminal, or the artist,... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Philo Vance,...
From IMDb: A pretty Chinese woman, seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong, is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall, having time only to scrawl "Captain J" on a sheet of paper. She proves to be Princess Lin Hwa, on a secret military mission for Chinese forces fighting the Japanese invasion. Mr. Wong finds two captains with the intial J in the case, neither being quite what he seems; there's fog on the waterfront and someone still has that poison-dart gun...... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: mystery, murder, crime, Karloff, Mr. Wong
also known as Out of the Deeps in the USA--I prefer the original title. And this radio adaptation is the BEST! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Wyndham, Science Fiction Classics, otr